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Tetum people Woman's ceremonial skirt [tais] mid 20th century Title Notes: with stylised human figures with pronounced hands and feet, horses, elephants, dogs and abstract geometric design
Place made: South Belu region, Timor, Indonesia
Materials & Technique: textiles, ceremonial objects, cotton, dyes; supplementary weft wrapping, supplementary warp weaving
Primary Insc: Woven into cloth upper right "BK BP".
Dimensions: cylinder 114.4 h x 59.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1988
Accession No: NGA 88.640